The American Government’s Secret Plan for Surviving the End of the World

Newly declassified CIA files offer a glimpse of the playbook the Trump administration will reach for if it stumbles into a nuclear war. Among the greatest foreign-policy dilemmas faced by former President Jimmy Carter is one that has never been publicly aired but is gaining new relevance. It concerns nuclear war, and how the U.S. … Continue reading The American Government’s Secret Plan for Surviving the End of the World

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American Anniversaries from Hell: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

It’s true that, last week, few in Congress cared to discuss, no less memorialize, the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. Nonetheless, two anniversaries of American disasters and crimes abroad -- the “mission accomplished” debacle of 2003 and the 45th anniversary of the My Lai massacre -- were at least noted in passing in our world. In my hometown … Continue reading American Anniversaries from Hell: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

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CIA’s NightSkies Tool can Hack, Remotely Control iPhones Without User Knowing

WikiLeaks has revealed the CIA’s alleged ability to infiltrate and control iPhones through a tool called NightSkies, which is physically installed onto factory fresh iPhones and allows the CIA to monitor and download files from targets’ phones undetected. The revelation is part of WikiLeaks’ latest Vault 7 release named ‘Dark Matter.’ NightSkies works in the … Continue reading CIA’s NightSkies Tool can Hack, Remotely Control iPhones Without User Knowing

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WhatsApp, Telegram ‘Severe’ Security Flaw Pinpointed Following #Vault7 Release

A flaw in popular messenger apps WhatsApp and Telegram, which could allow hackers to gain access to hundreds of millions of accounts using the very encryption software designed to keep them out, has been discovered by cyber security firm Check Point. A flaw in popular messenger apps WhatsApp and Telegram, which could allow hackers to … Continue reading WhatsApp, Telegram ‘Severe’ Security Flaw Pinpointed Following #Vault7 Release

The Anti-Russian Campaign Gathers Force

On January 30 NBC News reported that «On a snowy Polish plain dominated by Russian forces for decades, American tanks and troops sent a message to Moscow and demonstrated the firepower of the NATO alliance. Amid concerns that President Donald Trump's commitment to NATO is wavering, the tanks fired salvos that declared the 28-nation alliance a vital deterrent … Continue reading The Anti-Russian Campaign Gathers Force

What is the CIA Hack All About? The Danger Lies in What Might be Coming Next

The WikiLeaks exposure of thousands of documents relating to the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) hacking program, which was expanded dramatically under President Barack Obama between 2013 and 2016, has created something of a panic in the users of cell phones, online computers and even for smart television viewers. The documents describe “more than a thousand … Continue reading What is the CIA Hack All About? The Danger Lies in What Might be Coming Next